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National Summary


Sunny spells and showers today, some heavy with the risk of an isolated thunderstorm, and blustery at times too, especially in the vicinity of showers. In the west and north the showers will tend to merge to longer spells of rain towards evening. Southwesterly winds will also increase strong and gusty near western and southern coasts this afternoon. Top temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees.


Tonight will continue breezy with showers or longer spells of rain across the midlands, west and north. Drier with clear spells elsewhere, and just isolated showers. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees in moderate to fresh and gusty southwesterly winds.


Tomorrow, Friday will be a mix of bright or sunny spells and further scattered showers. Some of the showers could turn heavy or prolonged in the north. Thickening cloud over southern counties may bring some outbreaks of rain there during the afternoon. Top temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees in a moderate to fresh and gusty southwesterly breeze.


Summary: Continuing to be showery and cool but moderate to fresh winds likely to ease somewhat. On Friday night showers will become confined to western and northwestern coasts with good clear spells developing. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees in light to moderate southwesterly breezes.Saturday will see further scattered showers with some sunny spells at first but becoming cloudier as showers become more frequent in the west. Top temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees in a mainly moderate southwesterly breeze but fresh and gusty in the northwest and north. Showers will continue through Saturday night and into Sunday becoming widespread and heavy for a time. Top temperatures around 15 to 18 degrees in just light to moderate southwest to southerly breezes. And Monday will be similar with scattered showers and some sunny spells. Showers becoming widespread and possibly heavy again for a time. It will remain cool with top temperatures in the mid to high teens and winds are likely to be just light to moderate.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

South-Southwest, 18 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 996, Steady

Dublin Airport

Southwest, 16 Knots, Gust 27 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1000, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 2.5 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1004, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

West, 20 Knots, Gust 32 Knots, Recent rain, 16 Miles, 1003, Steady

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Cloudy, 6 Miles, 1004, Steady

Valentia Automatic

West, 22 Knots, Gust 36 Knots, Light drizzle, 3 Miles, 1003, Rising slowly

Mace Head Automatic

West-Southwest, 25 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 998, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

Report not available

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

South-Southwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, 1000, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

Southwest, 18 Knots, Wave height not available, 994, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West, 39 Knots, Gust 52 Knots, Wave ht: 6.8 m, 995, Steady

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will continue to reach force 6 this evening and tonight on all Irish coastal waters.